Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)

A desired change coming for Texas high school officiating, but they need help
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
There is considerable pressure throughout all levels of high school football in Texas to expand to seven-man crews, but recruiting and finding qualified candidates compounds the issue. Some of it ... But on the lower levels, like junior high and sub ...

The Chief News

New CMHS principal focused on students, staff and community
The Chief News
Having taught middle and high school language arts and math, both regular and special education, and having been a coach, Helmen recognizes the value of academics as well as athletics. Mentorship is key to his approach for student success, something ...

Learning still a hot topic during the summer
Worcester Telegram
The meeting was also the chance for the School Committee to meet the district's new interim director of pupil services, Loretta Braverman, most recently the director of special education in the Blackstone-Millville district. She said ... Superintendent ...

Eight vie for Miss White County title
Taylor coached elementary and middle school girls basketball, peer tutored, and is a member of the National Honor Society. Taylor was also a three-year varsity letter-winner in track and a four-year varsity letter-winner in girls basketball. ... Callie ...

Kitsap Sun

South Kitsap School District to ask voters again to build second high school
Kitsap Sun
The school board on Wednesday approved a 25-year, $185 million bond measure for a second high school plus a four-year $22 million capital levy for major renovations at existing schools, new technology and improved security throughout the district. The ...

Pamplin Media Group

Fourth concussion tipping point for GFU-bound player
Pamplin Media Group
For Sami's mother, Karen Howard, it was the tipping point. "I would tell her in the doctor's office, 'You need to seriously think about stopping,'" recalls the 53-year-old, who herself was a high school athlete. "You could very well become my special ...

Seaford Girl Scouts Take the Gold
Anna Gagliano's project, “Go Girl,” looked at the need for more interaction between special needs students and their peers in her high school. She was able to develop a pep-squad to cheer on the special needs basketball team during their games. She ...

Norwalk Reflector

SCCS alumni take administrative positions
Norwalk Reflector
This speaks well to the quality education our students receive at Sandusky Central Catholic School and the desire of our alumni to make a difference,” said Geoff Palmer, head of school/president. Ryan Wikel (class of 1999) will serve as the interim ...

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Sweetwater School District #2 Passes $56.7 Million Budget
Core again referenced a possible can of worms if the board approved a request to assist a special needs student from McKinnon wanting to enroll in school in neighboring Manilla, Utah. The board declined the request. Core said he fully supports McKinnon ...

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Richfield Reaper

School district hires instructional coaches
Richfield Reaper
Approved the following individuals for employment — Jakelle Shepherd for the position of a special needs instructional assistant at Richfield High School for the 2018-19 school year; Tianna Jensen as the migrant and English as a second language aid ...

Remembering long-time Wellington educator Dick Waln
Wellington Daily News
He began his career with the district in 1958, when he became principal at the junior high school. ... In 1958, the bond issue was passed to build the new senior high school, and Waln was hired as the principal of the junior high school. ... to build ...

Goessel school board hears recreation commission Report
Hillsboro Free Press
The GRC charges $25 per child for every sport, and children who receive free and reduced price school meals play GRC sports for free. ... In addition, Miller is the Schools for Quality Education representative. ... The board made the following ...

Google News (blog)

More things candidates say while running for Hillsborough County School Board. (blog)
On the use of long-term substitute teachers, who often wind up teaching special-needs students. "When you're putting a long-term sub who has zero experience ... When the majority of our teachers look like white middle class women, we have a lot of work ...
Memphis colleges are training more teachers of color, new study showsChalkbeat Tennessee
Meditation and mindfulness: How a Harlem principal solves conflict in her communityChalkbeat New York

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Cullman Times Online

City school board examines priorities
Cullman Times Online
Gave permission to enter into a leasing agreement with Insight Financial Services, pending board attorney opinion, for the purchase of student Chromebook devices for the 1:1 initiative at Cullman Middle School. ... Bruce Bentley, special needs bus ...

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Montana Standard

Board trustees approve $35 million bond resolution
Montana Standard
Dennis Clague, Butte School District No. 1's director of business affairs, presented the bond resolution at a special board meeting last month. “This needs to ... Security improvements at Butte's six public elementary schools will be addressed by the ...

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Are we doing enough on clean energy?
CommonWealth magazine
EDUCATION. Worcester is preparing to launch middle school sports programs in the coming year, and is now looking for private funding to help sustain the effort. (Telegram & Gazette). Laura Perille brings an unorthodox background — with no teaching or ...

NJ adding $351 million to schools, and 'moms' help make it happen
New Jersey's formula, passed in 2008, calculates how much state aid each school district should receive, providing more money for students with special needs and districts with weak tax bases. But what many ... “That's a really hard thing to accept ...

Trials have forged a potential Kentucky superstar: 'Nothing ever comes easy'
Hastings Tribune
After so many years in the special education system in New Jersey, Allen wanted a change of scenery. He wanted to see if he could be like those kids he watched from his classroom window. So after middle school, Allen decided to leave New Jersey and ...

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Lexington Herald Leader

Trials have forged a potential Kentucky superstar: 'Nothing ever ...
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
LEXINGTON, Ky. — In a multitude of minuscule ways, Josh Allen has been training his entire life to be an outside linebacker.
Trials have forged a potential Kentucky superstar: 'Nothing ever comes easy'Hastings Tribune

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Ontario Argus Observer

St. Peter expanding to middle school
Ontario Argus Observer
... science, latin and religion with supplementation through special offerings including Spanish, orchestra, art, nutrition, yearbook, physical education and service projects, according to a brochure from the school on the expansion. The program will ...